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MSNBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
economy cannot function without people to do the jobs americans won't do. >> quickly, with that said, we would be fooling ourselves this morning if we didn't look at this immigration debate and understand there might not be a tinge of the gun debate involved where you have people in new york and people in washington and people at the networks and national newspapers all supporting this and even a lot of the leaders inside washington d.c. where the rest of america is a bit more wary and skeptical. if you don't believe that, go to the conservative websites, the national review, go to several others. the "wall street journal" says it is a promising framework and i think it is. there are a lot of conservative outlets that have yet to weigh in on this aggressively. they will start that now. the phone calls will start the congressional offices and just like the gun debate, you will have people energized who want this bill killed and congress will get 10-1 calls against this immigration bill and they have to make this decision just like they have to make a decision on background checks, jus
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
principles and good government principles, reform government, modern government. their economies are growing at twice the rate of the national government. so that's why i'm optimistic. it's not -- there are principles at work. there are economics that work. it doesn't work. so my long-term view is that the states will soon be bailing out the feds. >> we shall see. leigh, you're writing a book right now talking about the demographic changes that are basically putting an end to the suburbs as we know it. these same demographic changes present a tremendous challenge for the republican party on one side. but on the other side presents a tremendous challenge to the party of big government. we are going to spend the next 30 years, at some point -- now, this president is ignoring the reality. his inaugural speech could not have been any more disconnected from the reality that we now face economically. but at some point those demographics could actually help small-government conservatives because we're going to have to figure out how to scale back in a smart way. >> it's true. and the demogr
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am EST
conservatism. i say it was because it was so constructive. but i'll tell what you, if the economy keeps getting better over the next three years, you've got hillary linton rclin running three years from now, we republicans have such a major headwind in our face for the next three years. it's going to be tough. >> yeah, there's no question. but there's so many variables. >> go ahead. >> no, so many variables that could happen in the next 3 1/2 years. >> yeah. ed sees you making a motion, he stops. >> i was trying to get richard haass in on this. >> she wants some more 'roids. >> andrea, i'm sorry, we cut you off. >> no, there are other points about the politics of it. joe biden is going to be at the white house, in closed meetings with the president today and has had a very high-profile role. clearly, this is the interview that he would have wanted to see. and when you talk to a lot of leading democrats who were in town this weekend, they were saying that joe biden has everything going for him except that hillary clinton is a woman and is a celebrity and has the best popularity. and she
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>> the state of our economy calls for action bold and swift, and we will act, not only to create new jobs but to lay a new foundation for growth. we'll build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. we'll restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's use and lower its cost. >> here we are four years later. why not come back to the dubliner? all you did too. my, lord. the line goes around the block. a wonderful, joyful crowd. thank you all for coming. joining us now with the politico playbook, the politico executive director jim. >> i'm always a dose of sunshine in the morning. you guys were talking about ted cruz and his comments on gun control. i think what people need to realize, ted cruz is a mainstream republican with this senate and this house. his views, he's not on the conserveative edge of the party. that is the party. when you think about the budget, think about gun control -- >> saying the president exploited the death of 6 and 7-year-olds within minutes? >> i think
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 3:00am PST
that broader vision. he reformed one six of the nation's economy with health care. now, he will go to the next level with global change on the environment. i see that as a sleeper and agree it was a very progressive speech. the idea he's putting a period on the reagan period saying this is a new day, we're going a new way and these are the agenda items i will touch on. the question for us, joe, conser conservatives how do you make the chess table now, he's made a couple moves and been successful on those moves and how do you post those? >> i'm glad you brought up chess. that's what requires thought and strategy and skill. republicans have been walking up to the chess board the past several years and waving their arms. here's a party facing the president with a 70% approval rating as far as being likable. 52% of americans approve of the job he's doing as president. only 26% approve of the republican party. john boehner has an 18% approval rating. the tea party, 9% approval rating. this is a movement, this is a party in retreat and that's why the president did what he did yesterday.
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
sales that are going on, modestly well for the economy. >> is there any correlation with unemployment numbers, income numbers with this trend? in housing? >> not directly, no. and to your point, income numbers have been weak, a little bit of strength lately, but they're generally weak. unemployment is obviously weak. but there's a huge amount of pentd-up demand. there have so few people that have been buying houses the past few years that even with those numbers still weak, there are a lot of people out there. inventory for houses is only about four months nationwide. it was a year a couple years ago. so however they're doing it, people do want to buy houses right now, and they're finding the money to buy at lower price points than they used to buy. >> steve rattner, our personal finance editor. >> there you go. >> to buy now. >> news you can use. >> how to save the auto industry in 30 seconds. >> we wanted to put up steve's cell phone in case people had any more questions. >> or if we want a mortgage. >> steve's house of mortgages. >> you're not getting 3.38% from rattner, though. >>
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
what the country wants. there's still populism out there particularly with the economy bad and feeling washington needs to get its act together. >> joe? >> yeah. >> that asks -- that leads me to ask, you know, the group, what happens if within the white house, off of what mark just said, because this will be increasingly popular if the republicans continue to do things like this, what happens if the white house decides to try and pick off specific members of the republican membership in the house and perhaps some republicans in the senate and basically say people like you more now if you come and try and meet us halfway. what happens to this whole ball game if that occurs? >> i actually think the ball game is changing. the front of "the washington post" says that the gop offers respite on debt. "the new york times" also talks about how the republicans have gone ahead and pushed for -- obviously for this three-month extension that we're talking about. and mike, this goes back again to the republican party, not being conservative, not being moderate, but being smart. turning their back o
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